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ALEC’s ‘State Chair of the Year’ will now run for Congress in New Mexico
State Rep. Y. Herrell poses for her ALEC member picture

ALEC’s ‘State Chair of the Year’ will now run for Congress in New Mexico

  ALEC, the secretive organization marrying corporations and legislators to create pro-corpo ...

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ALEC’s ‘State Chair of the Year’ will now run for Congress in New Mexico

  ALEC, the secretive organization marrying corporations and legislators to create pro-corporate bills, named it's New Mexico state chairperson their "Chair of the Year" in ...

Bill to sell off public lands being heard Wed. in State Sen. committee: Help us stop it from happening

Bill to sell off public lands being heard Wed. in State Sen. committee: Help us stop it from happening

This Wednesday the Senate Education Committee will hear testimony about selling off state trust land ...

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Bill to sell off public lands being heard Wed. in State Sen. committee: Help us stop it from happening

This Wednesday the Senate Education Committee will hear testimony about selling off state trust lands to fund early childhood education. SB 182 would see public lands in the state ...

It’s competence vs. crazy in the 2016 SOS race
And the choice couldn't be clearer...

It’s competence vs. crazy in the 2016 SOS race

Nora Espinoza (R-Roswell) is running for Secretary of State. You read that right. The same woman w ...

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It’s competence vs. crazy in the 2016 SOS race

Nora Espinoza (R-Roswell) is running for Secretary of State. You read that right. The same woman who wants to legalize discrimination, ban Mexican-American history books in publi ...

ALEC Climate Deniers Deny Denying Climate Change, Threaten Legal Action Against Common Cause

ALEC Climate Deniers Deny Denying Climate Change, Threaten Legal Action Against Common Cause

We here at ProgressNow NM (and our affiliates around the country) have been on the forefront of th ...

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ALEC Climate Deniers Deny Denying Climate Change, Threaten Legal Action Against Common Cause

We here at ProgressNow NM (and our affiliates around the country) have been on the forefront of the battle with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the conservative ...

What is “Preemption” and Why is Nate Gentry Obsessed With It?

What is “Preemption” and Why is Nate Gentry Obsessed With It?

pre·emp·tion prēˈem(p)SH(ə)n/ noun 1. the purchase of goods or shares by one person or party before ...

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What is “Preemption” and Why is Nate Gentry Obsessed With It?

pre·emp·tion prēˈem(p)SH(ə)n/ noun 1. the purchase of goods or shares by one person or party before the opportunity is offered to others. 2. the action of preempting or forestallin ...

Alan Webber Delivers a Call to Action
Alan Webber

Alan Webber Delivers a Call to Action

2014 gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber excited progressive passions during last year's campaign, ...

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Alan Webber Delivers a Call to Action

2014 gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber excited progressive passions during last year's campaign, even though he didn't receive the Democratic nomination. Alan Webber's voice was ...

This week’s biggest NM political stories in one graphic (and blog post)

This week’s biggest NM political stories in one graphic (and blog post)

Four weeks down. Four weeks to go. Look below for a recap of the top stories that came out of Santa ...

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This week’s biggest NM political stories in one graphic (and blog post)

Four weeks down. Four weeks to go. Look below for a recap of the top stories that came out of Santa Fe this week. Some good, some bad, and some really ugly. But before you get the ...

NM Republicans Show True Colors, Vote Against 89% of New Mexicans

NM Republicans Show True Colors, Vote Against 89% of New Mexicans

A stark display of Republican priorities in New Mexico came to the fore today (to the detriment of a ...

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NM Republicans Show True Colors, Vote Against 89% of New Mexicans

A stark display of Republican priorities in New Mexico came to the fore today (to the detriment of all New Mexicans), as evidenced by two key committee votes. Here’s what happened ...

Holy Tea Party (and ALEC!) House Takeover
Inside ALEC in New Mexico

Holy Tea Party (and ALEC!) House Takeover

New Mexico’s new Republican House majority isn’t wasting any time laying out their extreme agenda. ...

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Holy Tea Party (and ALEC!) House Takeover

New Mexico’s new Republican House majority isn’t wasting any time laying out their extreme agenda. On the first business day, they eliminated committees on voting and elections an ...

ALEC sets sights on unions in state legislature
Inside ALEC in New Mexico

ALEC sets sights on unions in state legislature

Just as last year's elections were heating up, Gov. Susana Martinez told a group of business leaders ...

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ALEC sets sights on unions in state legislature

Just as last year's elections were heating up, Gov. Susana Martinez told a group of business leaders she was administratively ending pro-union practices protected by law. “The stat ...

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